Numerous media outlets reported on the downturn in the recycling markets in 2018–2019, and the challenges curbside residential recycling programs faced in some communities. Unfortunately, very few articles have been written in 2021 about the strong recovery in commodity prices and the positive impact on local recycling programs. That is good news worth sharing.
To find the context for today’s prices or learn why recycling prices have gone up, download SWANA’s new three-page report, “Recycling Markets Have Strongly Recovered Since National Sword”. Fill out the Contact Form to access the download link.